One of the first questions a woman at work hears when announcing a baby is, “Are you coming back?” It’s also one of the least helpful. Here’s why.
It’s a fact of the modern workplace that employees will go out on parental leave. It’s also a fact that there will always be a concern about whether or not they will come back. The question is…are companies doing enough to make sure they’re retaining employees after leave?
Businesses need women. So it’s no surprise that some historically male-dominated specialties – law, consulting, and tech among them — are taking definitive steps to reevaluate their approaches to retaining them.
In this competitive talent market, we need women’s contributions. And to get them, we, as employers, coaches, and managers, need to listen to what they want and need.
In this month’s roundup of human resources news, we’re covering everything from the Millennial impact on corporate culture to meeting madness. Take a look!
For the first time ever, women in their 30s are having more babies than women in their twenties. It’s part of a shift that employers shouldn’t ignore.
From medicine to business, the numbers of working women are simply not keeping pace with their numbers in school. And it’s costing organizations in talent and knowledge.